Emerging Markets Spotlight

Shorter-term economic data sources and their usuefulness in navigating the impacts of the coronavirus spread in China.  

  • James Syme
12 Feb 2020
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  • Ultimately, we believe that monthly top-down economic data is generally overlooked by equity investors focused on quarterly or semi-annual bottom-up corporate results.
  • We expect this process to be of significant advantage in the next few months in China, as the impact of the coronavirus plays out.


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